Le"od (?), n. [AS.leod people, nation, man, chief; akin to OS. liud, OHG. liut, pl. liuti, G.leute, pl., fr. AS.leodan to grow, akin to Goth. liudan, OS. liodan, OHG. liotan to grow; cf. Skr. ruh. ]

People; a nation; a man.


Piers Plowman. Bp. Gibson.


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